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'm not making a comment now. so it is still a very hot issue. in antioch, phil matier, back to you. >>> san jose is asking for help in chosing the next police chief. there is meeting going on as we speak. but len ramirez learned that the city may have narrowed the field to a handful of front- runners. >> reporter: any time there is a job as important as the chief of police comes open, a lot of names come out. all of the names unofficial as the nationwide search begins. >> the fact that affective january 31st of next year i'll be retiring as chief. >> the surprise announcement after two years of chief of police comes at a critical time in san jose. crime is up and morale is low. >> our police department is falling apart. we have more people leaving. i think we have another two going to los gatos and three that went to redwood and three or four that went so santa cruz. >> a steady stream of officers quitting the department tops a long list of issues that will confront whoever is hired as the next chief. >> a lot of things is causing them to drop the morale beyond control and it is coming from city
or congratulate him. >> thank you. >>> a victory for san jose state students to learned a reallies son in politics last night. -- a real-life lesson in politics last night. their class project turned into a new minimum wage in san jose. len ramirez reports. >> reporter: san jose state has a long history of social activism and you can't help but notice that as you walk around campus but now this current crop of students with minimum wage has an accomplishment all their own. a day after the passage of measure d, a celebration for the san jose state students who made it all happen. >> waiting for the results to come in was like christmas. >> super excited. it's like something we did is right there on that little ticker right there. >> reporter: not just on the elections ticker but a law to raise the minimum wage in san jose from $8 to $10 an hour is soon to be officially on the books. >> we didn't have any money. you know, when we started, we just had an idea. >> reporter: measures d started out in the classrooms and the hallways of the sociology department of san jose state, to increase pay for the
. >>> a man accused in a deadly crime spree in san jose now says he is sorry. the man was in court today even as police are still looking for his partner in last friday's rampage. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on the why showing remorse now probably won't help his case much. >> reporter: this is something you rarely hear from a public defender that the client is remorseful but he didn't say exactly what's remorseful for as this death penalty case gets under way. >> jonathan wilbanks... >>> reporter: wearing the red pullover and shackles of a man accused of murder, jonathan wilbanks walked to his first court appearance with his head down. he is accused of killing a man during an attempted carjacking and wounding a san jose cop after a string of armed robberies but he did not enter a plea. >> no thank you. >> reporter: outside, his court- appointed lawyer spoke to wilbanks' state of mind. >> extremely remorseful. >> reporter: wilbanks and an accomplice allegedly robbed four san jose businesses at gunpoint last friday night then killed 22-year-old rory parkpettiford while attempting to carjack him
san francisco 41-mile-per-hour wind gusts, oakland 35 miles per hour, san jose 32. we are now in between weather systems. cbs 5 hi-def doppler showing completely dry conditions right now this break will last until tomorrow afternoon. that's a nice chunk of time we'll be without rainfall. then here comes the heavy stuff that's going to hit north of the golden gate first. and then we all will share in that heavy rainfall by friday morning. it's going to get sloppy, punch numbers 2 and 3 from mother nature involving tropical moisture. i have colored it in green. it's going to be carried into the bay area by a strong area of low pressure and several inches of rainfall still likely beginning friday and lasting through the weekend. let's talk specifics now. sonoma county still looking at 6 to 9" of total rainfall by monday. marin county less but a lot. 6" in alameda county. santa clara county 2 to 5." so flooding is a possibility with rainfall totals like that. we'll talk more about the specific timing and when that sunshine going to coming back coming up. >> thank you. >>> the wet
of cancelled flights has doubled. airports at oakland and san jose are smaller and of course have clearer skies. they have either stayed nearly the same or in some cases are doing even better than 10 years ago on delays and cancellations. so it's not going to help sfo for this storm. but officials say this next gen, next generation as they call it, technology, will only work if all the planes in the sky at a given time have the technology. so otherwise, they go back into that familiar holding pattern. >> all right, joe vazquez at sfo, thank you. >>> heavy fog may have been a factor in a crash that killed a peninsula high school student. 14-year-old laila was hit by an suv as she rode her bike to woodside high school yesterday. she and the driver were both making a right turn at a redwood city intersection. but police say at this point it does not appear that either of them did anything wrong. they are looking into as i say whether the thick fog and poor visibility may have played a role. >>> so was einstein right? can you be in two places at once? a bay area politician under fire for some quest
disparity. our computer predicts 10 times as much rainfall in san rafael than compared to san jose. so farther north the more rain you will receive. wait until you see how much sunshine i have in the forecast. that's coming up in about 10 minutes. >>> in the headlines, the pilot of a small plane walked away from from this crash around the san rafael airport. the pilot was the only one aboard. no word on the cause. >>> thieves took 27 computers from a bayview elementary school. the staff at george washington carver elementary school saw the desktop computers were missing this morning when they got to work. the computers were not insured. so the school is looking for donations so they can buy replacements. >>> nurses are on strike at ten bay area hospitals. the key issues include staffing levels and whether nurses can have paid sick leave. the walkout is planned for two days at 8 sutter hospitals and for today only at two hospitals in san jose run by another company. replacement nurses have been brought in to make up the difference. >>> the port of oakland could be re-opening in an hour
and we have seen that twice already in the last decade. >> reporter: the collaboration with san jose for some of his company's success has created 60 new well paying jobs with plans for more and sparked the return of world class manufacturing back to silicon valley. >> they supported us in finding the right facility, get the permits in place in a timely fashion to meet milestones for investors and really achieve the success that we have had in a relatively short period of time. >> reporter: although unemployment is still higher than pre-recession levels, san jose is confident that silicon valley is on the comeback and the city wants to be ready when business is ready. in san jose, len ramirez, cbs 5. >>> new details tonight in a san jose murder mystery. police have just named a suspect. officers got a 911 call from a home on evangeline drive at 5:30 a.m. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez shows us who investigators are looking for. >> reporter: he is the man who lives in this home behind me the home where the body was found. let me show you his picture just released within the hour from the
ramirez at a tesla dealer in san jose where they are celebrating the model s' honor tonight. >> reporter: exactly right. you have to give the folks at tesla in palo alta and the people who build the cars in fremont a lot of credit. they have produced a world class vehicle that runs on batteries and is electrifying the automotive industry. the 17-inch touchscreen display to the disis a peering door handles, there was buzz about the tesla model s. but when motor trend named it car of the year, it was more. >> it is the equivalent of the academy awards. >> he has reason to be proud. designed in palo alto and built if fremont, the tesla model s is a silicon valley original that was supposed to shatter the idea of of cars being small and funny looking and it has. >> we wanted to build a car, an its own merit, a good car. so great utility, fun to drive, high performance and model s in all of those things in addition to being -- in addition to being electric. >> reporter: craig keith is a retired silicon valley engineer and one of 13,000 people who have reserved a model s. he already owns a plu
it doesn't have a strong current of its own. >> san jose family, friends, family, coworkers, my family, we need to do this. this is going to help us to move forward. >> whatever the attitude, i'm fine with it. i'm not mad. i'm not that happy. but i'm not going to be -- that's not going to stop me from getting up in the morning and doing what i need do. >> reporter: ann notarangelo cbs 5 eyewitness news. >> and the polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. if you have an absentee ballot, do not put it in the mail. drop it off at a polling place or at the registrar's office tomorrow. >>> they are burning jet fuel and the midnight oil. it's so close, president obama and mitt romney are still fighting for every vote in the 11th hour. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on what we can expect in the last few hours. >> reporter: expect a scramble for every vote and potentially a legal fight if this election is close as it's expected to be. there's so much at stake in this presidency, our economy, healthcare, and possibly supreme court justice appointments? >> so we've broken election day down hour
and they will be scheduled probably here within the next three to six months. >> len ramirez in san jose, thank you. >>> new details on a police raid at some mountain view apartments. state and local law enforcement teams served four search warrants on bush street around noon. they turned up a shotgun, drugs and a suspected drug lab. at least two people were arrested. investigators say the drug lab was being used to make meth or a synthetic hallucinogen called dmt. neighbors tipped off police. >>> homeowners in an upscale oakland neighborhood are so fed up with crime they are ready to pay to feel safer. them to pay to open their own police station and pay police officers. da lin reports. >> reporter: a trip in the oakland hills you will notice most houses have an alarm system. yet many homeowners in this oakmore neighborhood say they have been burglarized. >> both my daughter's cars have been broken into. my cousin's car was stolen. it was rifled through for the fourth time yesterday after being returned. >> reporter: they say what this community really needs is more cops patrolling the streets and because
in san jose could have unintended consequences. not everyone is happy about more pay for the city's lowesterners. lynn? >> reporter: for the last few months we've been hearing from the backers of the minimum wage law this is the right thing to do for workers that $8 is not enough to live on in silicon valley but we spoke to workers today who said they would be financially hurt, not helped, by the affects of measure d. as a min women wage worker, this man will get an instant raise when measure d. takes effect next year. but he's not happy about it. >> i vote no for this. because i'm an american citizen now. >> ally, who can double his wages on tips, said measure d. will hurt him on the long run. >> $2 not helping me. you go back, i was working 40 hours and now the boss will cut my hours, cut more people and unemployment will be high. >> reporter: it is what the business community calls the unintended consequences of the new minimum wage law. >> they plan to raise prices on the menu, cut hours, lay off some employees. >> nick said he and his partners figured out what their new payro
. >>> registered sex offender volunteers at a san jose school. now families are demanding to know how it happened. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran explains the twist that may have allowed him on campus. >> i put my daughter in this school expecting her to be protect and kept safe. >> reporter: parents at saint francis cabrini are outraged. some hearing the news a registered sex offender was at a school event a month ago for the first time. in early october, this man 51- year-old mark gurries was volunteering at the elementary school's festival when someone recognized him as a sex offender and told sheriff's deputies. gurries told the sheriff's office he had legal permission to be there in a norm of a letter from a churchin official. >> i can't believe he was allowed to be on campus. >> reporter: to signed this form and is it legitimate? >> we want to make sure that the person who doctored it who signed it at the bottom does in fact exist and did give mr. gurries permission to be on the premises of the school church. >> reporter: parents are still waiting for answers from the school and diocese. the
. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on what it could mina very close race. >> reporter: i've covered san jose politics for a lot of years but have never seen city council races quite like this. it's all about pension reform and the forces for and against it. it has turned civil campaigns into bitter battles. >> fiscal responsibility is definitely needed in city hall. >> reporter: johnnie and robert bronstein both have solid reasons for getting into san jose politics. >> crime in san jose is at its highest rate in 10 years so we need to fully staff the police department. >> reporter: but in these the final days of a tight race for the city council seat in district 10, the campaign has taken a nasty turn. >> i think some of these pieces are racist and i don't know any other way to explain it. >> reporter: khamis say this is a thinly veiled attack on his palestinian heritage around a darkened image of him it says arab-american leaders mobilize their constituents, too extreme. >> arab extremists is on the news every day trying to paint me an an extremist and i think that's despicable. >> we didn'
. they waited hours for the midnight opening of best buy in santana row in san jose. as soon as workers gave the green light customers poured inside searching for bargains. >> to be able to get a good deal on this, it's worth standing in line for it. >> so what do customers have their eyes on? a lot of said the same thing no surprise here, tvs. >>> things died down by the time we got to target in colma just after midnight. that's because the store opened at 9:00 last night. target even offered a second round of deals that started at 4 a.m. of the. >> we have investigated if we could get the same price all year and usually black friday is it. >> this is the first time target opened that early on a black friday. >>> lines of cars tied up traffic in livermore. bargain hunters waited to get to the paragon outlet as cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us. >> reporter: it's the day of deals. >> i got some sweaters and i got scarves and i got a lot of shirts. >> christmas shopping already. >> reporter: do you feel like it was a successful day? >> absolutely. saved over $200. >> reporter: holiday sho
. >> san jose is next in line and we are starting to feel that interest from tenants coming into the marketplace and so the expansion is continuing southward and eastward. >> reporter: it is a major coup for santa clara, with the new 49ers stadium under construction, the city expanding its profile, if not its footprint. >> we are considering 19 square miles but we are using them to maximum capacity to ensure we have the revenues to be sustainable. >> reporter: apple isn't the only big silicon valley company that's expanding now. google is also expanding throughout mountain view so the competition is fierce out there when it comes to the devices, allen, competition also very fierce and probably going to get a lot more fierce for commercial real estate, as well. >> i know it must be raining or close to because there's hardly anybody in that store. >> reporter: competition is fierce. maybe they are at a google store. >> maybe. [ laughter ] >> all right. len ramirez, thanks. >>> in other headlines, a manhunt is on for an intruder who snuck into a woman's palo alto apartment as s
rains. it's unclear when that section of the beach will be back open. >>> in san jose, part of a holiday display is missing. last week, somebody stole all four of those penguins from a christmas in the park carousel. somebody found one of the penguins ditched behind a building yesterday and did return it. >>> fremont police found the owner of a lost wedding photo album. that album was inside a briefcase along the road outside a preschool. police believe it was in a storage unit that was robbed and that the thieves just tossed it. police traced the owner to india. >>> we have found our sunshine again, paul deanno. >> that feels good. >> i think it was a bay area headline as well, perfect thanksgiving weather. so many of my neighbors were outside, likely in your neighborhood, as well. why not? we had the mid-60s with mainly sunny skies. of course sunset before 5:00 so at 6:00 it's dark but still beautiful. hello, south bay. we say hello it san jose from the knight ridder building on new hi-def building there. san francisco and oakland also mainly clear on this thanksgiving night after high
city, i'm alison harmelin, dana, back. >> thank you. >>> a follow-up now on a san jose city council race turned ugly. a trap to catch a campaign sign thief apparently snares the rival candidate's husband. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez on the video and the case that's now gone to the district attorney. >> we were trying to show some of the dirty tactics that are happening in this campaign. >> reporter: san jose political consultant dustin derollo admits he was behind the catch ra on this video of -- behind the camera on this video of something caught on tape. >> who are you? >> he said he didn't assault anyone and says he has the video and audio proof. >> nothing ever happened to him. no one touched him. he in fact was the one that was the addresser. >> i'm certain they are going to say whatever they need to say to support what they are doing. >> reporter: matt wahlin is the man in the video and the husband of city council member rose herrera, who is locked in a bitter battle against challenger jimmy nguyen. wahlin became the target of the deroll low's stakeout after several yard signs
, but still above average. average is the mid-60s. san jose 67. fairfield 70. downtown san francisco 64. pacifica tomorrow 65 degrees. rain moves in on friday. it will be a soggy weekend on and off rainfall saturday but especially on sunday where that rain may be heavy at times. but we are going to clear out a little earlier than first thought. for now next monday and tuesday, they are trending dry with highs in the 60s. that is your cbs 5 forecast. >>> thanks, paul. tonight, we meet up with a former 49er, a linebacker who played until concussions knocked him out of the game for good. cbs reporter steve large went to find out whether the hits he took for the team led to his life on the streets of southern california. >> reporter: it may have looked picture-perfect. thigh 1981 49ers. a breakout season celebrated before huge candlestick crowds. >> san francisco 17-14. >> reporter: some names from the team are forgotten. they traded terry during the super bowl season. he traded the stadium tunnel for this tunnel unlimited movies a freeway. he became homeless. to understand his journey to
nothing but a beautiful forecast which we all win anyway. outside from downtown san jose looking northeast towards the mount diablo range where it's beautiful outside a few showers along i-5 south of stockton. that's it. the bay area is drying out. we're going to stay dry for a while. we'll also be chilly at night. vallejo down to 52 tonight. oakland 53. redwood city 51. rain moves through this morning, rain pushing to the south. now it's all about high pressure. it's kind of off to our south and west overnight tonight so we are still getting the onshore flow many near the bay will wake up cloudy but over the weekend even beginning tomorrow afternoon, high pressure will expand and move a little to the north. it's that dry warm northwest flow of air that will be with us for four or five days and many of you inland will be in the 80s coming up on saturday, sunday, monday perhaps even election day. tomorrow we begin the warmup process. livermore 72. downtown san francisco chilly 64. mountain view 69. concord up to 70. also 70 for your friday for santa rosa and napa. make the plans to get outs
barely above 60. concord 61. san jose 62. san francisco 59. napa and vallejo 60 degrees tomorrow. rain on and off for your saturday. rain early on sunday. then we'll clear out get a couple of dry days on monday and tuesday. showers return on wednesday and thursday. the holidays are about to return. roberta gonzales has a countdown to one of the sure signs of holidays in san francisco. good evening. >> reporter: paul, i have to tell you, i have been doing the antirain dance right here with aloha spirit -- [overlapping speakers] >> it's working. >> reporter: the rain has stopped. >> it has stopped. >> reporter: we are here for the 26th annual countdown at the embarcadero building lighting. what does this mean to you? >> hawaii and san francisco have had a long love affair for years so it's a natural fit for hawaiian airlines to be part of this tradition. we are going on our fourth year here. it really connects us. it's all about community family tradition. >> you have cold weather and rain like this in hawaii. >> we have some rain but not quite as cold. it's a nice treat. >> reporter: be
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